MRO Magazine


Thomson Materials in Motion guide boasts better, faster material handling equipment

August 9, 2013 – Thomson has introduced Materials in Motion—a new guide of the company’s motion solutions promising to build better, faster and smarter material handling equipment. The guide provides an overview of the products and technology available from Thomson, including rod-type and rodless linear actuators, round and square rail linear guides and bearings, ball and lead screws, linear slides and systems, Micron planetary gearheads, Deltran wrap spring and friction clutches, spring set brakes and resolvers. Readers can also find application illustrations highlighting the benefits of these technologies as applied in various handling applications, including trucks and mobile lifting aids, transporting car chassis, palletizing food containers, vertical lift modules and automatic storage, assembly line engine handling and aircraft wing handling.